Did not have time to follow the news yesterday? Here’s what stood out on Thursday, November 26: Seagate’s storage expansion card that accompanies the Xbox Series S | X drops in price, Xiaomi took advantage of Huawei’s troubles to make progress in Europe and 5G will be available in 15 cities French on December 3. To not miss any news, consider subscribing to the Frandroid newsletter.
Expanding your Xbox Series X | S storage will cost you less
It’s an unfortunate fact, but it’s a fact all the same: no console next-gen does not offer storage capacity greater than 1 TB. Microsoft has therefore planned its coup by partnering with Seagate, which offers an expansion card with the same performance and execution speed as the internal SSD of the console. The problem: its price. But good news, a small discount has been applied to lower its price.
Xiaomi makes a big breakthrough in Western Europe
The report by analyst firm IDC for the third quarter of 2020 makes a striking observation: while Huawei’s market share has fallen drastically from one year to another, the fault of the American embargo depriving its smartphones of Google services so appreciated by Europeans, Xiaomi, for its part, has almost tripled its PDM. Oppo is not left out with such very promising figures.
5G lands in 15 French cities on December 3
That’s it, it’s finally here: Orange, SFR and Bouygues Telecom have all decided to deploy 5G on December 3, 2020 in fifteen French cities, including Nice, Marseille, Le Mans, Angers and Clermont-Ferrand, so as not to quote them. On the other hand, the situation remains complex in Paris, the town hall having decided to block the implementation of this new standard pending the organization of a citizens’ conference.